July 03, 2012  |   By Paul Kelly

Brickyard Crossing Hosts $150,000 Pro Golf Tourney This Week

The Brickyard Crossing Golf Course will host 150 professional golfers from around the country July 3-6 in the 2012 Golfweek National Professional Golf Tournament, with Golfweek National Pro Tour players competing for a $150,000 event purse and a $21,000 winner’s share.

Admission is free to the tournament. The first two rounds take place Tuesday, July 3 and Wednesday, July 4, with the field cut to the top 60 players plus ties for the final two rounds Thursday, July 5 and Friday, July 6.

The Golfweek National Pro Tour is a developmental system designed to prepare male players from the entry level to the PGA Tour.

Brickyard Crossing at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, designed by renowned golf course architect Pete Dye, is a public course available for play seven days per week. It includes four holes inside the world-famous IMS oval and 14 holes adjacent to the backstretch of the racetrack.

The course has earned many honors, including recent designation as one of “2010 Golfweek’s Best Courses You Can Play.” The course also has been voted as one of America’s top 100 public golf courses by Golf Digest and Golfweek.

Tee times can be made by calling (317) 492-6417 or online at www.brickyardcrossing.com. Tee times may be made 30 days in advance and must be secured with a major credit card.